Archive for the category "vancouver"

Vancouver Blogger Wars Heating up

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

For months Duane was sitting there at the top of the Google heap when you searched “Vancouver Blogger“. He went entirely unnoticed til this guy decided to challenge him in the weeks leading up to Northern Voice. Soon after, Boris stealthily threw his hat in the ring and the plot thickened. If you’d like to […]

Thursday Morning Link Fest: Island Girl Edition

Comments 11 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Tonight, I will be one with the Island. I’m not sure what that means but it has something to do with a girl, her mom, and her puppy that keeps threatening to lick my nose. Mount Washington – Photo credit: Keira on Flickr ID now required to enter the United States, “saying your citizenship isn’t […]

Culturally Modified Trees of Stanley Park

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The other day during our multi-hour walk through the park, John and I came across a a tree that had been tagged in a way I hadn’t seen before. You’ll usually find fluorescent flags hanging off branches as route or survey markers but since the storms we’ve mostly seen spray-painted dots, rags and other indicators […]

The Vancouver Blogger Challenge

Comments 21 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I know Google is nice to me. It likes me. I can post on a certain topic and within an hour show up on page one of their results for the most obscure of things. Well yesterday while reading Morning Brew, Sean linked to Narvey who was doing an SEO experiment. For those unfamiliar, SEO […]

Vancouver History: The Lions, The Two Sisters

Comments 13 by Rebecca Bollwitt

They sit above Vancouver and are the namesake for many things Vancouver-related, from bridges to movie production studios but not everyone would refer to these two majestic peaks, reigning over our region as “The Lions”. Photo credit: penmachine on Flickr Legend has it that these are actually two sisters of a great nation that existed […]

Facebook Awards: Developer and Design Garage Live Blog Tonight

Comments 16 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The second Facebook Developer & Design Garage (and Facebook Awards) will be kicking off tonight at 6:00pm sharp over at the Vancouver Film School on Homer. Doors open at 5:30pm and space is limited to 100, so be sure to come on time. Here’s a sampling of what we’ll see tonight (and for more background, […]